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Our graduates are eagerly sought by high-technology businesses, financial firms, research labs, universities, and management firms such as Amazon, Corning, Ford, Global Foundries, Goldman Sachs, Google, IBM, JP Morgan Chase, Lockheed Martin, Microsoft, Oregon Institute of Technology, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the University of Minnesota.
Master's and PhD programs
Biomedical Engineering (MS, PhD)
Electrical and Computer Engineering (MS, PhD)
Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
- Healthcare Systems Engineering (MS)
- Health Systems (Exec MS)
- Industrial and Systems Engineering (MS, PhD)
- Systems Science (MS, PhD)
- Advanced Certificate in Cybersecurity
- Advanced Certificate in Complex Systems Science and Engineering
International Partnership Programs
3+2 International Partnership Program
3.5+1.5 INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
3.5+2 INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAMS
2.5 + 1.5 INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM
GRE scores (Spring/Fall 2023 and Spring 2024)
Due to the challenges faced by many students as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the submission of GRE scores will be optional for master's applicants for spring 2023, fall 2023 and spring 2024.
GRE scores are strongly recommended for PhD applicants and master's applicants who want to be considered for graduate assistantships (TA or RA) for the 2023-24 academic year.
Watson College offers a variety of ways for students to finance their graduate education. Below are some of the most commonly used funding options.
- Research Assistants: 125-150 positions per year
- Teaching Assistants: 100-120 positions per year
- Strategic Partnership for Industrial Resurgence (SPIR): 15-20 positions per year
All of the above include both tuition and a stipend.
Funding for conferences
An essential part of a graduate education is being able to present, network and observe at conferences. Students at Watson College may receive funding to cover conference travel expenses from Watson College Dean's Suite, academic departments, research institutions (such as WISE or S3IP), Organized Research Centers and other research groups.
Research programs play an integral role in graduate studies at Watson College. In addition to those receiving University-sponsored teaching/research assistantships, over 100 graduate students are supported by research grants from government agencies and contracts from industrial partners.
Director of Watson Graduate Recruitment and Admissions
Graduate Student Services Specialist